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September 19, 2016

We are excited to announce the creation of the Going Beyond Undergrad educational and scholarship program! This program will work with first-generation undergraduate women who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree by supporting them through the initial phase of their application process. After completing the program, students will then receive a waiver to take the GRE exam. Students will be mentored by other first-generation women who have successfully entered graduate school in various disciplines. 

If you or anyone you know would be interested in the GBU program, please send them the attached flier! If you have any questions, feel free to contact BeyondUndergrad@Illinois.edu or visit go.illinois.edu/gbu 

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September 19, 2016

Yendall Hunter is currently seeking to hire an Associate level consultantt o work with their staff in Chicago. The candidate should be working towards either a Bachelor or Masters Degree in Civil Engineering possessing knowledge of construction means and methods. The role will require interfacing with clients as well as other members of the Yendall Hunter team.

Ideally they would be looking to fill this particular post by early 2017 (so a December 2016 graduate or a past graduate) but it may also be that additional candidates would also be considered from the pool of students who will be graduating in the spring of 2017.  They will be looking to hire a couple individuals both at the same level. 

Any candidates who are interested can forward their resume to the attention Denis Singleton at: dsingleton@yendallhunter.com

Full position details can be found in the attached flyer.

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September 14, 2016

Are you interested in engineering outreach, giving technical presentations, or developing public speaking skills? Do you want to help change the conversation about engineering? 

If so, you should consider joining Illinois Engineering Ambassadors!

Through outreach and technical presentations, we aim to change the conversation about what it means to be an engineer by giving presentations on how engineers are positively impacting the health, happiness, and safety of our world.

Engineering Ambassadors is not an RSO. It is an organization sponsored by the College of Engineering, advised by Dean Brunet and Bioengineering Professor Dr. Amos.

Engineering Ambassadors also partners with other organizations like Engineering Career Services and Engineering Open House to help with volunteering opportunities, advisory councils, tours, and more.

Sound interesting? Apply HERE by Sept 15th at 11:59 pm

Links not working?
Engineering Ambassador Website: http://ambassadors.engr.illinois.edu/
Application Link: bit.do/IllinoisEA2016

Questions? Email Katie Mummah, Recruitment Chair (mummah2@illinois.edu) or Nick Cain, President (nmcain2@illinois.edu)

In order to become an Engineering Ambassador, you will have to take ENG 198 Section EB in the second half of the fall 2016 semester. (2 credit hours, MW 9 - 10 am and W 7-9 pm)

September 13, 2016

The Lane Construction Corporation will be attending the Engineering Career Fair at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign on September 22nd. Lane recognizes the exceptional education students receive within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the faculty’s commitment to their success. Lane is the #1 Highway Contractor and a leading heavy civil construction corporation. Specializing in highways, bridges, mass transit, and airport systems, Lane is also one of the largest producers of Hot Mix Asphalt in the United States. There are several internship and full-time opportunities available at Lane for students majoring in Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering as well as Construction Management.

See the attached flyers for job and internship opportunities. Shannon Tenney can be contacted directly for any questions: SRTenney@laneconstruct.com, 203-439-2142

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September 13, 2016

Kiewit Engineering will be visiting campus on Wednesday September 21, 2016 and holding an info session from 6-7pm in the Transportation Building. Full details can be found in the attached flyer.

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